How to make Swedish cardamom ice cream

How to make Swedish cardamom ice cream

As Sweden edges closer to summer, how about learning how to make a cool dessert with one of Swedes' favourite spices? This creamy cardamom ice cream (kardemummaglass in Swedish) is easy to make and easy to scoop. John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.

Assange agrees to be questioned in London

Assange agrees to be questioned in London

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has now formally agreed to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors at Ecuador's London embassy over rape allegations, his defence has said.

Cleared serial killer freed from psychiatric care

Cleared serial killer freed from psychiatric care

A Swedish court has ruled that Sture Bergwall, who was cleared of murder a year ago after over 20 years locked up as Sweden's most prolific serial killer, is no longer obliged to undergo assisted psychiatric treatment.

Uppsala bid to ‘ban’ snus sparks debate in Sweden

Uppsala bid to ‘ban’ snus sparks debate in Sweden

A proposal to forbid council workers in Uppsala from smelling of 'snus' sparked outcry in Sweden on Thursday, where the peculiar moist tobacco is used by almost a quarter of the Nordic country's male population.

Swedish foreign minister quizzed on Palestine

Swedish foreign minister quizzed on Palestine

The Swedish government did not act unilaterally to recognize Palestine without informing parliament, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said as she was quizzed by a parliamentary committee on Thursday over the controversial decision.

‘We want to bring light into refugee lives’

‘We want to bring light into refugee lives’

SI student Sornnimul Khut has joined a project at Uppsala University to try to improve the daily lives of refugees. SI News asks him about the project.

Swedish museum gets gender neutral toilet sign

Swedish museum gets gender neutral toilet sign

Gender neutral toilet signs at a Swedish museum have sparked debate in the Nordic country, known for its openness and tolerance. The Local has spoken to the graphic designer behind the idea.

Second fatal shooting in 12 hours in Gothenburg

Second fatal shooting in 12 hours in Gothenburg

A man in his thirties has been killed in a parking lot in Gothenburg, just twelve hours after a fatal shooting at an apartment block in the city.

Ministers in row over government plane use

Ministers in row over government plane use

UPDATED: Sweden’s Prime Minister is facing a backlash after a Swedish military spokesperson revealed that government planes have been flying between between Stockholm’s Arlanda and Bromma airports, the latter of which local politicians from his Social Democrat party in Stockholm are fighting to close.

Man dead after fresh Gothenburg shooting

Man dead after fresh Gothenburg shooting

Police in Gothenburg say a man in his fifties has died after a shooting in the Hisingen area on Wednesday night, a month after an attack on a restaurant in the same part of the city.